Monthly Archives: June 2010

Dems: We’re not bound by president’s tax vow – TheHill.com

Democrats are looking at the possibility of raising taxes on families below the $250,000-a-year threshold promised by President Barack Obama during the election. The majority party on Capitol Hill does not feel bound by that pledge, saying the threshold for … Continue reading

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Judge halts Obama’s oil-drilling ban – Washington Times

He also said the Interior Department also misstated the opinion of the experts it consulted. Those experts from the National Academy of Engineering have said they don't support the blanket ban. “Much to the government's discomfort and this Court's uneasiness, … Continue reading

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YouTube – Sen. Kyl at townhall meet

YouTube – Sen. Kyl at townhall meet (shortened and audio boosted).

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YouTube – Obama’s DOL Secretary Hilda L. Solis: You Have the Right to Be Paid Fairly Whether Documented or Not

YouTube – Obama’s DOL Secretary Hilda L. Solis: You Have the Right to Be Paid Fairly Whether Documented or Not.

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Obama’s thuggery is useless in fighting spill | Washington Examiner

Thuggery is unattractive. Ineffective thuggery even more so. Which may be one reason so many Americans have been reacting negatively to the response of Barack Obama and his administration to BP's Gulf oil spill. Take Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's remark … Continue reading

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Rahm Traded Favors with Blago: Report | NBC Chicago

President Barack Obama's chief of staff, then a congressman in Illinois, apparently attempted to trade favors with embattled Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich while he was in office, according to newly disclosed e-mails obtained by The Associated Press. Emanuel agreed to … Continue reading

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Radicals, Islamists and Longshoremen blockade Israeli ship in Oakland · zomblog

An Israeli cargo ship arriving in Oakland today was forced to sit idle and not offload its containers when longshoremen joined forces with a coalition of communist and Islamist groups who picketed the port in protest against the recent violent … Continue reading

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FOXNews.com – Napolitano: Internet Monitoring Needed to Fight Homegrown Terrorism

WASHINGTON — Fighting homegrown terrorism by monitoring Internet communications is a civil liberties trade-off the U.S. government must make to beef up national security, the nation's homeland security chief said Friday. As terrorists increasingly recruit U.S. citizens, the government needs … Continue reading

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Missing Defense – IBD – Investors.com

National Security: There seems to be only one thing White House arms negotiators want more than a reduction in U.S. nuclear weapons — a reduction in U.S. missile defenses to protect us from such weapons. The Washington Times' Bill Gertz … Continue reading

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Studies suggest MMS knew blowout preventers had ‘critical’ flaws – CSMonitor.com

The federal agency charged with setting safety standards for offshore oil exploration failed to act on at least four warnings about vulnerabilities in subsea blowout preventers, the critical safety device that failed to shut down the Gulf oil spill when … Continue reading

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